Addictions and Gender: Research Symposium

  • Starts: 3:30 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
  • Ends: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
New research with human and nonhuman participants has confirmed that gender differences are manifested differently in the addictions. Leading BUSM and VA investigators will discuss: Neuroimaging research illuminating gender differences that contribute to the differential impacts of chronic alcoholism on men and women; Sex differences and the effects of ethanol binge drinking during the female estrous cycle; Gender differences in response to cocaine; and themes and interventions in women’s substance abuse recovery. FREE AND OPEN TO THE BU COMMUNITY.
Speakers:
Irina Zhdanova, MD, Ph.D.; Kimberly Leite-Morris, Ph.D.; Susan Michelle Mosher Ruiz, Ph.D.Joni Utley, PsyD; Marlene Oscar Berman, Ph.D.
Audience:
bu
Address:
BU School of Medicine main building (72 E. Concord St)
Room:
Bakst Auditorium
Fees:
free
Registration:
More information
Contact Organization:
Office of Professor David Rosenbloom / SPH
Contact Name:
Eric Helmuth
Contact Phone:
617-638-0109

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